DHAKA: Some 25 teachers and students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) were given exemption from two cases filed on charge of vandalizing VC and pro-VC’s office and stealing Tk 30 lakh.
Probe reports on the cases were accepted by Metropolitan Judge Keshob Roy Chowdhury Monday.
On Sunday evening Officer-in-Charge of Shahbagh Thana MA Jalil submitted the reports to him.
On September 2, BUET Assistant Registrar filed the cases against the protesters.
On September 9, after a long drama, the government has finally removed Pro-VC of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Professor Habibur Rahman from his post.
The Education Ministry issued a gazette notification to this effect.
President M Zillur Rahman, also the chancellor of the university, relieved him from his responsibility amid long protest.
The protesting students and teachers of the university welcomed the government move.
Earlier, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid assured the teachers of withdrawing the Pro-VC and the two cases filed against faculty members and students of the university.
On April 7, BUET teachers launched movements, agitation, including work abstention, bringing 16 allegations against the VC and Pro-VC. Students and university officials joined the agitation in mid-July.
BDST: 1700 HRS, SEP 10, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor/ M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor / SM Salahuddin, Output Editor
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